Black History Month 2022 at West End House

As part of our Black History Month celebration West End House staff researched Black trailblazers ranging from author, educator, activist, artist, local heroes and more who have helped shape the nation through their contributions and sacrifices. To celebrate and honor these Black leaders each day one of our youth members highlighted one figure over... read more »

West End House Hosts Esperanza; A Celebration of Hope and Healing Through Art!

Last Wednesday West End House hosted Esperanza; A Celebration of Hope and Healing Through Art, an interactive visual arts exhibit featuring a collaborative, community quilt and individual textile pieces designed by our youth artists. The exhibit was the culmination of a seven week program with our summer Artist in Residence Susan Thompson. Susan, an... read more »

Annual Celebration: Harambee!

On Saturday, June 12 we kicked off our 2021 Annual Celebration festivities with our first community-wide and in-person gathering since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Harambee was a daylong celebration of togetherness and community including an outdoor art gallery featuring work from our youth and alumni artists, and performances by our young people... read more »